Hudson County, New Jersey
Date : 10/1/2012
We needed a complete solution, which Dell was able to provide. The Dell vStart is really as advertised — it’s a 'data center in a box' that you can stand up quickly.
Robert Sparrock, IT Manager, Hudson County, New Jersey, United States
ChallengeHudson County needed to support a virtualization initiative that would enable it to improve operating efficiency and quickly provide private cloud computing resources to end users in a disaster scenario.
SolutionThe county deployed Dell vStart, a ready-to-run preintegrated converged infrastructure system based on VMware®, Dell PowerEdge™ servers, Dell PowerConnect™ switches and a Dell EqualLogic™ storage area network to accelerate time to value. Dell VIS Creator allows for fast deployment of resources.
Benefits• Fivefold faster time to value with pre-cabled, validated converged infrastructure system
• Able to provide virtual servers and desktops in minutes
• 75 percent reduction in physical server footprint
• 50 percent less power and cooling required
• 33 percent less administration time with integrated management consoles